Law and change: Scottish legal heroes
Law and change: Scottish legal heroes

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Law and change: Scottish legal heroes

2.2.1 Political order

Law underpins the political order of a state. The constitution of a country sets out the system of government. It provides rules on the way the country is to be governed and the way in which laws are to be created, and creates a justice system (a legal system) which applies and enforces the law.

Figure 7 A constitution sets out the system of government
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